The Super Lice is Here

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We are not only dealing with the swine flu this season, we are now inundated with the mutated “super lice”. This may make our parents squirm but Georgia is one of twenty five states that are now reporting large numbers of children infested with this lice that is resistant to over the counter treatments. Permethrin creams used to work predictably but are now only effective twenty five percent of the time. There are new treatments like (AirAlle) that works but is expensive, costing almost $200 per treatment. The idea is to use heat and dehydration in a vacuum system to kill both the lice and th...

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